ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The earthquake in Indonesia near the site of last December's tsunami reported.
(Hong Kong: Mark Litke) The panic in Sumatra as the earthquake hit featured; scenes shown of people on the move; details given of the impact on Nias Island, of tsunami alerts in the region & of the lack of a tsunami warning system. [In Banda Aceh, ABC's Dina ANTONAIO- describes what was happening.] Diagram shown of a geological "vertical slip" that could generate a tsunami.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC's report that the Indonesian president stated the military would enforce an "evacuation zone" along the coast noted.
(Meulaboh, Banda Aceh: Dave Marash) The fear in Indonesia of another tsunami featured; scenes shown from Meulaboh, fishing villages & Banda Aceh, where the people are cleaning up & rebuilding. [International Medical Corps Dr. Lynne JONES- says the people still cannot talk about the tsunami.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) U.N. report on the rapid deployment of emergency food in the tsunami area noted; aid supplies shown.